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24 January 2018

UK exceeds 2015 end of life vehicle recycling target

EXCLUSIVE: The UK has seen a jump of more than 6% in its End of Life Vehicle (ELV) recycling and recovery performance, meaning that it has met the 95% target set by the European Union for 2015. The latest figures, just published ...


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20 February 2018

Every Can Counts supports women’s cycling team for 2018


‘Every Can Counts’, is to support the UK-based Trek-Drops professional women’s cycling team for the duration of the 2018 season. This is the second consecutive year that the Every Can Counts programme – managed by the ...

2 February 2018

CARS and MRE event moves to Stoneleigh


Europe’s leading event dedicated to recyclers of scrap metal and end of life vehicles has moved to the NAEC, Stoneleigh, in the West Midlands. The Complete Auto Recycling Show (CARS), sponsored by software provider Hollander ...

30 January 2018

EU consortium creates urban mining database


Several organisations across Europe have united to create a database of valuable materials available for "urban mining" from scrap vehicles, spent batteries, waste electronic and electrical equipment (WEEE) and mining wastes. The...

29 January 2018

‘Hard work ahead’ for ELV rates despite targets success


Following the release of figures which showed that the UK surpassed the 95% target rate for End of Life Vehicles (ELVs) last week, the work of the industry has been praised but there are warnings of a more challenging climate going forward...

25 January 2018

Competition Authority calls for EMR ‘undertakings’


The Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) has called on metals recycling firm EMR to offer “acceptable undertakings” to avoid a phase two investigation into its merger with Metal & Waste Recycling (MWR). The CMA ...

24 January 2018

Axion studies higher aluminium content for new cars


Axion is undertaking further research into increasing recycled aluminium content in new vehicles as part of a £2 million project headed by Jaguar Land-Rover. The research undertaken by the Manchester-based resource recovery company will ...

23 January 2018

Suez to recover non-ferrous from bottom ash in Belgium


Bottom ash, generated by energy from waste facilities run by Suez, is to have the non ferrous metal component recovered from it at a plant being developed in Ghent, Belgium. The ash supplies will come from plants across Europe ...

19 January 2018

Coca-Cola targets 100% recycling by 2030


Ahead of the annual meeting of global leaders and influencers in Davos, Switzerland next week, Coca Cola today (19 January) became the latest company to make an announcement on plastics saying it is to collect and recycle the equivalent of ...

4 January 2018

Vehicle Recyclers Association launched out of MVDA


The Motor Vehicle Dismantlers Association of Great Britain (MVDA) has marked the start of 2018 with a name change to “reflect the evolving nature of the industry”. The association will now be known as the Vehicle Recyclers’ ...

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